‘Sumai-kyufu’ Housing Cash Payment for Home Buyers

To help relieve the additional financial burden caused by the increase in consumption tax, the government is offering a one-time cash payment (called a 'sumai kyufu') of between 100,000 ~ 500,000 Yen to home buyers.  The offer is available from April 2014 to December 2021.
Who is eligible?

The cash payment is only available to owner-occupiers who earn below specified taxable income levels (see...


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